After a school year of preparation, students at Smiley Elementary survived the Criterion Reference Competency Test.
Recently, nine Long County High School students attended a leadership conference in Statesboro.
Live Oak Public Libraries Programs during May at the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries include:
LUDOWICI -- Long County High School named Melinda Chancey Teacher of the Year this past week.
The GED tests will be given at Altamaha Technical College's Jesup Campus on Monday and Tuesday, May 5-6, from 5-9 p.m.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority joins with the Georgia Community Action Association in announcing the availability of one $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a Georgia resident currently attending a post secondary school or who has been accepted to one.
In conjunction with Georgia Cities Week, the Georgia Municipal Association sponsored a statewide writing contest, inviting sixth-graders to share their thoughts on what they would do as mayor.
LUDOWICI -- Students at Smiley Elementary participated in the annual CRCT Kickoff on April 21.
Liberty County High School and Bradwell Institute will present Arts Fest 2008 from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Liberty County High School in the media center and commons area. Festivities will included a juried student art show, performances by band and choir ensembles, an awards presentation at 7:30 p.m., and light refreshments. There is no charge and the community is invited.
LUDOWICI -- The expression "dynamite come in small packages" is no more appropriate than when you speak of the Long County High School Concert Band.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will hold commencement on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Arena in the Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.
At the beginning of each nine-week grading period at Frank Long Elementary, students take a STAR Early Literacy Test to determine an Accelerated Reader points goal. During the nine weeks, students read and take tests on books within the assigned reading zone. Students must maintain an accuracy goal of 85 percent or higher during the grading period. Students who meet both the points and accuracy goals get a reward.
Liberty County 4-H members presented demonstrations on a variety of topics - including aquaponics, iPhone apps, volcanoes and bald eagles - at the Cloverleaf District Project Achievement on March 22 in Alma.
The days when school libraries were hushed environments where students sat hunched over musty books are long gone, as demonstrated by Bradwell Institute's award-winning media center during an open house last Friday.
Liberty County public schools soon may change the way they operate to comply with the Flexibility and Accountability Act for Student Achievement, which requires school districts to select a specific school model.
For the first time ever, the Liberty County School System will conduct Criterion Referenced Competency Test remediation during the school year. In years past, remediation for the standardized tests was held during the summer, school officials said.
Liberty County Head Start held an open house for students' parents Monday to show how far their little ones have progressed.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will host Military Family Day from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5 at the Armstrong Sports Center, 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah.